Dr. Kekoa Tappara said he was a terrible student before he was accepted to Kamehameha Schools in the seventh grade. He credits the encouragement of his teachers and the support of the KS ‘ohana for changing the trajectory of his life.
As part of a powerful, engaging forum, Dr. Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo‘ole Osorio and Dr. Kamanamaikalani Beamer shared their views on ‘Ōiwi Agency – Pathways Toward Leadership – to kick off the 2019-20 Lāhui Rising series on October 18 at Kamehameha Schools Kapālama’s Ka‘iwakīloumoku Hawaiian Cultural Center.
Veteran Major League Baseball player Kolten Wong, a 2008 Kamehameha Schools Hawai‘i graduate, earned his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award on Sunday.
More than 30 alumni veterans were honored by leadership and haumāna at the annual Kamehameha Schools Kapālama Veterans Day luncheon. Held at Midkiff Learning Center on Tuesday, November 12, the gathering provided alumni with the opportunity to share their experiences as veterans.
Homecoming was celebrated across the Kamehameha Schools Maui campus as part of an activity-filled week leading up to the October 4 football game against Maui Interscholastic League rival Lahainaluna at Kana‘iaupuni Stadium.